The U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 ruled that public sector union “agency shop” fees violate the First Amendment. The decision may have a significant impact on union membership and the operations of school districts and other government entities.
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In a new video, the Pequannock Board of Education describes the process and benefits of earning the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification from NJSBA’s Board Member Academy.
The state Legislature has voted to approve and send to the governor’s desk school funding reform legislation, a fiscal year 2019 appropriations act, and several measures that affect school districts. Lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy continue their budget discussions ahead of the July 1 beginning of the new fiscal year.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has issued a decision clarifying the issuance of Rice notices and timelines for the approval of meeting minutes.
The NJDOE has posted a webpage to assist school districts with the pre-employment requirements of a new law requiring employers to review the history of job applicants to ascertain if they have had past allegations or instances of child abuse or sexual misconduct against students.
The Trump administration has issued a proposal to combine the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor into a single Cabinet department, to be named the U.S. Department of Education and the Workforce.
The New Jersey School Boards Association has donated some of its old computers to a secondary school in Kenya, so students can gain the computer skills that will help them qualify for college admission and help them become career-ready.
Is your board registered for Workshop 2018 yet? The discounted "early bird" registration fees expire this week.
NJSBA is currently seeking nominees for its 14th Annual Board Member of the Year Award, which recognizes a local school board member whose work exemplifies commitment not only to the children of his or her community, but also to public education throughout the state of New Jersey.